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NORTH COAST - The North Coast Stormwater Coalition is looking to the community to help outreach efforts on storm water pollution, all with an easy survey.

The coalition is made up of local agencies and non-profits that promote awareness about stormwater and why it’s purity matters.

The survey is designed to gauge the public’s knowledge about stormwater issues, including the...

ARCATA - A proposal to raise councilmember salaries was the hot topic of discussion at last night’s Arcata City Council meeting.

Councilmembers currently make $484 dollars a month and that figure hasn’t changed since 2011. The opportunity to adjust their salary only comes with election cycles. During that time, members can ask for up to a five percent raise.

Councilmember Mark...

HUMBOLDT - This Sunday is the Boy Scouts of America's 105th birthday and local scouts are being recognized during this anniversary week.

"In boy scouting, citizenship is one of the main tenants of the three pillars of scouting and getting them involved in city council meetings and flag ceremonies and bringing them into more American and civic things, is one of the big...

EUREKA- A 46-year-old man was arrested in Eureka on Thursday for an alleged car jacking and a vehicle pursuit, which went through multiple North Coast cities. 

Police say a 2014 Chevy Silverado was stolen from an RV park in Arcata just before 8 a.m., when Santa Cruz resident Kelley Allen Piper allegedly got into the victim’s running vehicle.  Authorities say after a brief altercation,...

EUREKA- The City of Eureka is working to remove an area of blight and construct part of a trail system at the same time.

At Tuesday’s Eureka City Council meeting, the council unanimously voted to apply for a federal grant, which would be used to grind down the concrete remnants of the old Palco Mill, located behind Bayshore Mall.  The $600,000 project would also be funded through state...

EUREKA- The deadline to enroll in a health insurance plan is less than two weeks away… but North Coast residents can still get some one-on-one help finding a plan.

A Covered California representative is back in town at the 211 Humboldt Office in Eureka from Friday through Monday.  She will provide free assistance to people looking to enroll.  The penalty for failing to enroll in a plan...

On August 12, 2014 skeletal remains were located in the Little Van Duzen River near Dinsmore. Those remains have been positively identified as Zachary Travis Mousner, age 25, from Navasota Texas. The remains were identified through DNA submitted to the Department of Justice.

Mousner was reported to the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office...

EUREKA - Four people in Eureka are arrested after the EPD Pop Team closes down a house that had become a squatters residence.

Just after 8:30 Tuesday morning, law enforcement served a search warrant at the 3600 block of California Street. There, they found ten people using the home as a residence. The owner had passed away and no new tenant had leased the property.